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19 July 1998 (USA) See more »
One mistake. One mistake out of so many. So many others.
The crew of Babylon 5 discover an ancient artifact floating in hyperspace. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bruce Boxleitner ... Capt. John J. Sheridan

Claudia Christian ... Susan Ivanova

Mira Furlan ... Delenn
Richard Biggs ... Stephen Franklin, M.D.

Jeff Conaway ... Zack Allen

Stephen Furst ... Vir Cotto

Patricia Tallman ... Lyta Alexander

Clyde Kusatsu ... Bill Morishi

Shari Belafonte ... Elizabeth Trent

William Sanderson ... Deuce
Kip King ... Leo
Floyd Levine ... Alex
Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter ... Merchant

Josh Coxx ... Lt. David Corwin (as Joshua Cox)

Judson Mills ... Delta Seven

Adam Gifford ... Guard (as G. Adam Gifford)

Jerry Kernion ... Builder
Valerie Red-Horse ... Technician
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Andrew Frankel ... Starship mechanic (uncredited)

Mark Ginther ... Security Guard #1 (uncredited)

Directed by
Jesús Salvador Treviño 
Writing credits
J. Michael Straczynski (creator)

J. Michael Straczynski (written by)

Produced by
John Copeland .... producer
Douglas Netter .... executive producer
Susan Norkin .... associate producer
J. Michael Straczynski .... executive producer
Original Music by
Christopher Franke 
Cinematography by
John C. Flinn III (director of photography)
Film Editing by
David W. Foster 
Casting by
Fern Champion 
Mark Paladini 
Mary Jo Slater 
Production Design by
John Iacovelli 
Art Direction by
Mark Walters  (as Mark-Louis Walters)
Set Decoration by
Jason Howard 
Costume Design by
Ann Bruice  (as Ann Bruice Aling)
Makeup Department
Manny Case .... special makeup effects artist
Gabriel De Cunto .... special makeup effects artist
Glen Eisner .... makeup effects sculptor
Jeffrey S. Farley .... makeup effects supervisor
Kim M. Ferry .... hair stylist
Kim M. Ferry .... makeup artist
Mark Garbarino .... makeup effects supervisor
Jerry Gergely .... special makeup effects artist
John Vulich .... makeup effects creator
John Wheaton .... makeup effects sculptor
Barbara Wilder .... key hair stylist (as Barbara Wilder Pearlman)
Cinzia Zanetti .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Skip Beaudine .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ronald Chong .... first assistant director (as Ronnie Chong)
Alisa Matlovsky .... second second assistant director
David McWhirter .... second assistant director
Art Department
Dark Hoffman .... property master
Alan Kobayashi .... graphic designer
Curtis Laseter .... construction coordinator
Matthew W. Plummer .... scenic artist
Wayne D. Barlowe .... concept artist (uncredited)
Lilly Frank .... paint foreman (uncredited)
Jerome Johnson .... props (uncredited)
Garry McEvoy .... painter (uncredited)
Julie Ray .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Larry Benjamin .... sound re-recording mixer
Harry Cohen .... sound designer
Elisabeth Flaum .... sound effects editor
Don H. Matthews .... sound mixer
Michael Payne .... sound supervisor (as Mike Payne)
Zeke Salas .... sound re-recording mixer
Ann Scibelli .... sound effects editor
Liz Sroka .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeffrey R. Whitcher .... co-sound supervisor (as Jeff Whitcher)
Jeffrey R. Whitcher .... sound effects editor (as Jeff Whitcher)
Special Effects by
Jaroslava Fernandez .... special effects
Dayton Osmond .... special effects supervisor
Alan McFarland .... special effects electronics (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Emily Amadhia Albee .... computer graphics animator (as Tim Albee)
Kim Anderson .... compositor
Ken Busick .... compositor
Tim Everitt .... computer graphics animator
Tim Everitt .... computer graphics designer
Phillip Giles .... compositor
Tom Helmers .... computer graphics animator
Tom Helmers .... computer graphics designer
Harry Hendrickson .... computer graphics animator
Harry Hendrickson .... computer graphics designer
Rich Jeffreys III .... computer graphics animator
Rich Jeffreys III .... computer graphics designer
Jeff Montray .... computer graphics animator
Jeff Montray .... computer graphics designer
Don Neudecker .... computer graphics animator
Don Neudecker .... computer graphics designer
Josh Prikryl .... computer graphics animator
Josh Prikryl .... computer graphics designer
Kerry Rossall .... stunt coordinator
Jimmy Ortega .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Rizzo .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Blair .... key grip (as Robert D. Blair)
Peter B. Kowalski .... camera operator
Charles Lantz .... dolly grip (as Charles S. Lantz Jr.)
Chris Nagle .... best boy grip
John Smith .... gaffer
Wally Sweeterman .... first assistant camera
Carlos M. Torres .... best boy grip
Animation Department
Shant Jordan .... senior animator
Patrick Perez .... senior animator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kim M. Holly .... costume supervisor
Linda Huse .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Kathie Burr .... first assistant editor
John Burrus .... assistant editor
Pam Oseransky .... post-production coordinator
Other crew
Timothy M. Earls .... concept designer
Harlan Ellison .... conceptual consultant
Heidi Erl .... production coordinator
Tracie Esparza .... assistant to executive producer
Kenneth Gilbert .... script supervisor (as Ken Gilbert)
Jonathan Gording .... special effect contact lens consultant
Karen Harrell .... assistant to executive producer
Carol Henry .... script coordinator
Joanne Higgins .... assistant to executive producer
Mike Hoover .... production accountant
Luc Mayrand .... concept designer
Jeffrey Willerth .... associate to producer
Celeste Healy .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Anna Pernicci .... intern (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Thirdspace" - USA (short title)
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94 min
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Did You Know?

Thirdspace was the first of the TNT movies filmed, but the second one aired, in July 1998. As it was actually filmed in late 1997, Claudia Christian was still part of the Babylon 5 cast at the time. When it was finally aired, Claudia had been replaced in the recurring cast by Tracy Scoggins in the part of Babylon 5 Commander under Sheridan.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Vir Cotto was throttling Zack Allen and the telepathic spell is broken you can see that Stephen Furst forgot to remove his wrist watch. The watch is not present on his left wrist when the fight begins, but is present at the end of the fight.See more »
[first lines]
Sheridan:[voiceover] It was the middle of the Earth year 2261. The year between wars and the beginning of a new age. The Shadow war was over, but there was still a darkness waiting for us at home...
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Dead Space (2008) (VG)See more »


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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
"Five Million Years to Babylon 5", 4 January 1999
Author: Gislef from Iowa City, IA

Oddly, Thirdspace comes across more as a remake of 5 Million Years to Earth (i.e., Quartermass and the Pit) than anything. There's an ancient alien artifact that turns humans against each other and causes psychic disturbances. Stracynski's attempt at a Lovecraftian tale is okay, but both somewhat at odds with B5, mildly redundant (aren't the Shadows Lovecraftian?), and at the end goes for a big battle/finish (complete with a "blow 'em up" bomb tactic). Within the limits of a 90 minute movie, and with the obligatory bows to the B5 universe, Thirdspace seems oddly truncated.

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